Introducing Fedora: Desktop Linux [NOOK Book]

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Many people think of Fedora as an operating system that is way over their heads — that only techies can use this strange, arcane OS with the odd name. Introducing Fedora: Desktop Linux is here to tell you that this is simply not the case. Fedora, and Linux in general, have become very easy for everyday home and business users to install and use. Now you can find out for yourself, in just one weekend, how easy it is to get started using Fedora and discover that there is life beyond Windows. Introducing Fedora: ...

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Overview

Many people think of Fedora as an operating system that is way over their heads — that only techies can use this strange, arcane OS with the odd name. Introducing Fedora: Desktop Linux is here to tell you that this is simply not the case. Fedora, and Linux in general, have become very easy for everyday home and business users to install and use. Now you can find out for yourself, in just one weekend, how easy it is to get started using Fedora and discover that there is life beyond Windows. Introducing Fedora: Desktop Linux is for anyone who wants to learn Fedora, specifically Fedora 13. Think of this book as a personal tutorial, a one-on-one class with an expert user of Fedora.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435457799
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 15 MB
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Meet the Author

Brian Proffitt is a technology expert who blogs on ITworld.com about OpenSource, Mobile, and Big Data technology and Twitters as @TheTechScribe on a wide range of technology sectors. Currently, he is an adjunct instructor at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

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Table of Contents

1. What Is Fedora? 2. Before You Install Fedora. 3. Installing Fedora. 4. Desktop Basics. 5. Getting Online. 6. Installing and Updating Software. 7. Making Things Work. 8. Taking the Grand Tour. 9. Basic File Management. 10. Surfing the Web. 11. Mail Call. 12. Messaging Tools. 13. Multimedia Tools. 14. Working with Windows. 15. Documenting with Writer. 16. Analyzing with Calc. 17. Presenting with Impress. 18. Organizing with Base.

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